Ian Goodwin Swan PURSSEY DFC

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PURSSEY, Ian Goodwin Swan

Service Number: O11561
Enlisted: 26 April 1942
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia , 24 March 1923
Home Town: Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Permanent RAAF
Died: Killed In Action, Flying Battle, Korea, 2 July 1952, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Flight Lieutenant Purssey's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action., United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra Korean War Memorial, Gympie Memorial Lane Murals, Ipswich Korean War Memorial, Korea United Nations Memorial Cemetery Wall of Remembrance, Lithgow War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

26 Apr 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN O11561, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
26 Apr 1942: Enlisted SN O11561

Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN O11561, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
3 Dec 1951: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN O11561

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